HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Psychiatric (Psych) FT in Savannah, Georgia

Memorial Health is a part of the HCA - Hospital Corporation of America Enterprise. Memorial Health is located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia.

Our psychiatry program is rooted in a desire to make our patients feel safe and comfortable at our behavioral health center. We know this can only be accomplished when there is mutual trust between our psychiatric specialists and the patient. The safety and comfort of all of our patients is always at the forefront of everything we do.

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Nursing Director or Supervisor, the Behavioral Health Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The RN is responsible for directing all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice and federal, state, and local regulations. The RN incorporates knowledge of patient’s age specific development and cultural diversity into the plan of care. The RN contributes to quality nursing care through process improvement techniques and multidisciplinary collaboration that demonstrates positive outcomes in the delivery of patient care. Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Most possess a current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of Georgia.

BLS – Healthcare provider on hire (American Hear Association)

CPI- must be completed within 90 days of hire and then every calendar year.

Education:RN Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

*Experience:* Experience in Behavioral Health preferred. *Special qualifications:* Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Psychiatric (Psych) FT

Location: Georgia-Savannah-Memorial Med Center Savannah

Requisition ID: 26960-4938